Skip to main content

Organ Transplants Hit Record Number in 2015

Doctors in the U.S. performed more than 30,000 transplants in 2015, a record number that was an increase of over 5 percent from 2014.

Endoscopy tech Dora Facturan, right, prepares Maria Perez, 65, for a colonoscopy exam from Dr. Carlos Cardenas, back left, o…

Doctors in the U.S. performed more than 30,000 transplants in 2015, a record number that was an increase of over 5 percent from 2014. The number of transplants has increased in the past decade but still does not meet the need. Experts estimate that 22 people die each day waiting for a transplant. (TIME)

Quality journalism doesn't come free

Yes, I'll donate today